Atlanta people and places

SNL makes fun of Donald Trump’s tweets, so he tweets about it

8:14 am Dec. 4, 2016

Another Sunday morning.

Another “Saturday Night Live” skit parodying President-elect Donald Trump in the tank.

Another subsequent outraged tweet from the incoming leader of the free world.

Trump frequently takes to his favorite social media platform to apprise the nation of his plans (minus the people he’s blocked on Twitter, that is) and his 140-character updates have sparked alarm in recent days. His breezy tweets about talking with the president of Taiwan


Tim Tebow posed for these fun photos with fans at his Marietta book signing

7:31 am Dec. 2, 2016

Former NFL quarterback-turned-baseball player Tim Tebow appeared at the Marietta Sam’s Club for a signing of his “Shaken” on Thursday afternoon.

The new book details some of the Heisman trophy winner’s personal highs and lows: “Readers will be riveted as Tebow recalls being called into a head coach’s office knowing the news will be bad,” the book’s publicists note. “They’ll feel Tebow’s sorrow when the reality sets in that he has no


Watch: West Georgia students sang “Mary Did You Know” while sheltering from storms

8:34 am Dec. 1, 2016

Bremen High School teacher Jessica Pruitt Labbe posted this beautiful video of talented students riding out Wednesday’s storms by singing a modern Christmas hymn.

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“Mary Did You Know,” recorded by Michael English, includes the lyrics:

“Mary did you know that your baby boy will one day walk on water?
Mary did you know that your baby boy will

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“Jumanji” stars Nick Jonas, Jack Black, Karen Gillan shelter on set during Atlanta storm

5:09 pm Nov. 30, 2016

The new “Jumanji” reboot with Kevin Hart, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Nick Jonas, Jack Black and Karen Gillan and a host of others is filming now in Atlanta.

“In a brand new Jumanji adventure, the tables are turned as four teenagers are sucked into Jumanji’s world – pitted against rhinos, black mambas and an endless variety of jungle traps and puzzles,” Sony’s publicity department says. “To survive, they’ll play as characters


Behind the scenes at the White House mannequin challenge!

7:16 am Nov. 29, 2016

A host of celebrities including Ellen DeGeneres, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Tom Hanks, Robert Redford, Robert De Niro, Diana Ross, Bruce Springsteen, Cicely Tyson, Vin Scully and Lorne Michaels recently received the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Ellen shared some recollections during her talk show this week. For starters she forgot her ID at first and had to wait for clearance (oops!) Once inside she and her fellow recipients decided to make the most of their free time by staging a mannequin